Jacksonville (Riverside Avondale) Real Estate

    Riverside and Avondale are located southwest of Downtown Jacksonville along the St. Johns River.  Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, Riverside is one of Jacksonville’s oldest and coolest neighborhoods. Voted as one of the country’s top 10 Great Neighborhoods, Riverside & Avondale have a unique mix of history, culture, charm, and modern design.

    Riverside and Avondale are considered the ‘hip’ part of town.  The population is young and unpretentious with million dollar waterfront homes and upscale apartment buildings.

    Riverside’s Five Points area is a bohemian neighborhood with funky coffee shops, outdoor cafés, one-of-a-kind shopping, nightclubs, and antique stores. The food & beer district on King Street has locally owned restaurants, bars and breweries attracting visitors of all ages every weekend.

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    Ortega, with its giant oaks, waterfront mansions, and series of circular and waterfront parks is widely considered one of the most beautiful residential areas of Northeast Florida.  Located just south of the historic Riverside area, Ortega a community surrounded by three rivers practically making it an island.  Ortega has hundreds of mid-size to large, turn-of-the-century homes and Southern style mansions, many along the water, giving residents easy access to all the waterways of the Jacksonville area.

    Along with Avondale and Riverside, Ortega is home to some of the wealthiest of Jacksonville families. It is marked by a distinctly traditional Southern culture complete with one of the South’s most exclusive debutante coiteries.